Gallbladder 26 (GB 26)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Daimai, Girdle Vessel
Directly below the free end of the eleventh rib where Zhangmen (LIV 13) is located, at the level with the umbilicus.
Irregular menstruation, amenorrhea, leukorrhea, abdominal pain, hernia, pain in the lumbar and hypochondriac region.
Regulates the uterus, resolves damp-heat, regulates the Girdle Vessel (Dai Mai).
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